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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,580 4,027 30.7 29.2-32.2 5,553 69.3 67.8-70.8
GENDER
Male 3,629 1,298 26.2 24.0-28.5 2,331 73.8 71.5-76.0
Female 5,951 2,729 34.8 32.9-36.7 3,222 65.2 63.3-67.1
RACE
White 6,269 2,718 31.7 30.0-33.4 3,551 68.3 66.6-70.0
African American 2,585 967 25.9 22.9-29.1 1,618 74.1 70.9-77.1
Other 456 185 31.3 25.0-38.4 271 68.7 61.6-75.0
HISPANIC
Yes 147 47 22.4 13.9-34.0 100 77.6 66.0-86.1
No 9,201 3,840 30.4 28.9-32.0 5,361 69.6 68.0-71.1
AGE
18-24 269 19 5.9 3.1-11.0 250 94.1 89.0-96.9
25-34 674 78 10.7 7.9-14.4 596 89.3 85.6-92.1
35-44 1,203 253 22.1 18.6-26.0 950 77.9 74.0-81.4
45-54 1,794 611 34.0 30.9-37.3 1,183 66.0 62.7-69.1
55-64 2,320 1,156 47.0 43.9-50.2 1,164 53.0 49.8-56.1
65+ 3,320 1,910 54.7 52.2-57.2 1,410 45.3 42.8-47.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,334 742 42.9 38.2-47.6 592 57.1 52.4-61.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,962 1,264 30.0 27.4-32.7 1,698 70.0 67.3-72.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,431 1,020 33.0 30.0-36.1 1,411 67.0 63.9-70.0
College Graduate 2,832 991 24.6 22.3-27.1 1,841 75.4 72.9-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,139 617 43.4 37.9-49.1 522 56.6 50.9-62.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,608 749 37.6 33.5-41.8 859 62.4 58.2-66.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,093 455 30.9 26.6-35.6 638 69.1 64.4-73.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,174 446 26.3 22.7-30.2 728 73.7 69.8-77.3
$50,000+ 3,011 1,041 26.9 24.6-29.3 1,970 73.1 70.7-75.4
REGION**
Region I 1,244 567 38.2 34.1-42.6 677 61.8 57.4-65.9
Region II 1,220 492 27.5 24.2-31.1 728 72.5 68.9-75.8
Region III 1,284 500 29.5 25.8-33.5 784 70.5 66.5-74.2
Region IV 1,132 481 31.4 27.8-35.3 651 68.6 64.7-72.2
Region V 1,150 454 30.0 26.7-33.5 696 70.0 66.5-73.3
Region VI 1,229 554 36.4 32.5-40.5 675 63.6 59.5-67.5
Region VII 1,168 478 27.4 23.7-31.4 690 72.6 68.6-76.3
Region VIII 1,153 501 31.7 28.1-35.4 652 68.3 64.6-71.9

** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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